Tuckahoe SlidebottleBook - 2006
What happens in the small prairie town of Tuckahoe? An irresponsible drifter fakes a unique illness to break an engagement . . .
A preacher stops a feud by performing an impromptu wedding . . .
A minister_s wife rescues a young man from the threat of blindness . . .
A woman scandalizes a town by naming her children after different fathers . . .
A schoolteacher finds love on a woodpile . . .
A wanted man starts a new life in a piano box . . .
And a hen-pecked husband repairs his marriage by getting drunk and losing his money.
Neil McKinnon_s debut collection kicks up some dust, skews small town hokum, and offers a wrap on the knuckles for the individuals of the classic prairie town of Tuckahoe. Thoughout the desperation and adversity rides an undercurrent of sly humour.
Publisher: Saskatoon, Sask. : Thistledown Press, 2006.
Branch Call Number: MCK
Characteristics: 222 p.